8 May 2017
Budapest at RIPE74
Hans Petter Holen, Chair
Nigel Titley, Treasurer
Daniel Karrenberg, Secretary
Mirjam Kühne, RIPE NCC Staff Support
The board agreed that the meeting had been convened properly and that there was a quorum.
Daniel reported that the RIPE NCC had agreed to support the foundation by giving Mirjam time to help, by maintaining the financial administration and by opening a bank account for the foundation.
Hans Petter reviewed the board’s informal discussion over the past weeks regarding the first award. The board subsequently passed the following resolutions:
The foundation will make awards to a living person who has made substantial and sustained technical or operational contributions to the development of the Internet in the RIPE NCC service region.
The first award will be made at RIPE76.
The award committee for the first award will consist of Jaap Akkerhuis, Eva Frölich, Elise Gerich, Daniel Karrenberg and Niall O’Reilly.
The foundation will invite Lynn Blokzijl to present the first award.
The foundation will pay each awardee 10.000 Euros.
The foundation will reimburse the travel expenses of the awardees to the award ceremony.